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Oil color
Hi There, It is normal for oil to be a dark color and after several thousand miles, even black. When the oil is new, it is generally an amber color and will darken over time. As it darkens, this can...
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What would cause RPM skips on 2012 RAM 1500 5.7 HEMI? No engine power decrease or increaes just the RPM skips
Hi there. Assuming that this video is taken at idle with no pressure on the gas pedal at all, it's likely that your idle control valve on the throttle body is damaged or has a faulty connection. An issue like...
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Rattling sound/bells from under the vehicle heard 2016 ram1500 5.7L 15000 miles only heard between 20-40mph 2000rpm accelerating
Hi there. Typically when you have a rattling noise as you've described, it's caused by a loose bracket or other component that might have been removed to complete the oil change for some reason. I wouldn't suspect that the rattle...
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Where is the steering sensor in my 2014 Dodge Ram 1500
Hello. The steering sensor is located in the steering column of your vehicle. This sensor can be replaced by dismantling the column and then once the new one is installed you would need a factory scan tool to calibrate it...
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Electronic power steering was damaged from improper tow I patched eps however truck will not turn over. Serv.elect.throt.Cont
Inasmuch as you disconnected the battery, check to be sure that the engine immobilizer has not become activated. With a fully charged battery in good condition, and the immobilizer (security) system off, if the starter motor does not operate at...
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Custom cam
Hi there. Sometimes white smoke is an indicator of coolant inside the oil as you've indicated. But this usually happens more than just on start up and always comes out the tail pipe. If the white smoke is coming from...
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My 2012 hemi ram 1500 has a very load fan noise when going over 2000 RPM same noise with or without the a/c on
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a fan clutch that may be wearing out. A mechanical fan clutch works by helping to control the radiator cooling fan speeds as the engine heats up and cools down. As the...
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My truck has 16 spark plugs. Is the quote given for 8 plugs or all 16 plugs?
Hi there. I have forwarded your inquiry to our service and sales department who is better served to answer this question specifically. They should reply to you in the next few days via email to provide clarification on the estimate...
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14 Ram w-EVIC, Can I reset a Trip Odometer How?
There is a little black button next to the odometer reading. Simply push it you should have two trip odometers, a trip A and a trip B. If you have trip A or trip B on, hold down on the...
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I have a 2012 ram 1500. From a stop at a light or stop sign when i give it gas i feel and hear a grinding sound from the pedal.
It sounds like you may have a problem with the traction control system, which may include a number of things. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Ram 2012 5.7 HEMI, PCM replacement
Hi Alfred. Thanks for contacting us today. In mechanical repairs, there is a huge difference between the effectiveness of whether something can be done - vs. whether it should be done. Generally speaking, an aftermarket PCM CAN be installed -...
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2011 ram 1500 SLT. Factory radio am FM randomly does working. It will go weeks without working. CD player, aux and satellite are
There are technical bulletins for a radio software updates that may fix the problem and when the scan is done any codes stored can be addressed if still no FM reception then the antenna should be substituted with a known...
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Shifter moves but gear won't engage
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your shift linkage. This will either be a cable driven linkage or an electronic linkage. The cable driven style can often break causing no mechanical connection between the shifter and...
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Ticking at start up and under acceleration
Hello, What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with hydraulic lifters which are a part of the valve train. In the mornings or when the engine is cold, the oil has had the chance, due to gravity to...
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2011 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 he i when I try and start my truck it just clicks and everything on the inside turns off
Hello there. What you are describing is often caused by a damaged ignition relay or main electrical relay. It is also possible that an electrical short exists within the ignition cylinder or steering column that is causing this problem. It...
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P018c code has my engine light on in my 2013 Ram Longhorn pickup.
Hi there. The fuel pressure sensor could have failed, there could be a short or open circuit in the fuel pressure sensor, or there could be a poor electrical connection with the electrical connector. You would need to check the...
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I just rebuilt my 65 RFE transmission and it works great but am getting the code 4th gear ratio incorrect.
Check the transmission fluid and see if its full and clean. If the fluid is original, then I suggest flushing out the fluid and changing the transmission oil filter. If the fluid is good and has been changed, then the...
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Where is the fuel pressure sensor B located on a 2013 Dodge Ram longhorn 5.7 liter hemi located?
The sensor is located on the fuel rail on the driver side by the brake booster. If you need further assistance locating the fuel pressure sensor, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you....
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Wil diving with a failed fuel level sensor damage my vehicle?
Hi Sebastian. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The fuel level sensor might seem to be a minor component, but in actuality, it impacts a lot of different vehicle systems. If the fuel sensor does not work correctly, it can also...

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